Species: Olive-backed Sunbird   Cinnyris jugularis
Subspecies: teysmanni
Author: Yovie Jehabut
Friday, February 9, 2018
Added to IBC: 9 Feb 2018 - 07:28
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Altitude (m): 
69 meters


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Yovie, race ornatus on Flores.  The male of race teysmanni is purple-glossed black.

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purple-glossed black on the belly, and the crissum.

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Yovie Jehabut, IBC1464665. Accessible at

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Yovie Jehabut, IBC1464665. Photo of Olive-backed Sunbird Cinnyris jugularis at Labuanbajo, Indonesia. Accessible at

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